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Is it possible to change the current theme/skin? If so how?

Innocent Sikhosana
on 3/5/14, 3:44 AM 1,401 views

Is it possible to completely change the current skin and im not talking about changing the colors, I mean a complete overhaul? If so how do i go about doing it without breaking the possibility of future updates?

Thank you

On 6/6/14, 7:46 AM


You could customize the color schemes by making the desired changes in the following css file named base.css that is located in


I have customized the skin for many projects based on the likes of my customers. I want to show the image here. But i am not able to attach it here.

Note: This requires some knowledge on CSS that a developer obviously knows about.



You have a xml too in the src directory. You could modify to change the layout. But its not easy and not recommended.

on 6/6/14, 7:48 AM
Alejandro Santana
On 6/6/14, 7:10 AM

I have just seen this:


Yet I did not try it or even know how to apply different themes.




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Ahmadabad, India
On 3/5/14, 5:26 AM


Following link of module may help you to change the theme : https://www.openerp.com/apps/7.0/web_color/

Thanks for the link, but like I said in the original post I am not just looking to change the color I actually want to change the whole theme. aka the layout,navigation etc...

Innocent Sikhosana
on 3/5/14, 12:36 PM

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